Kildare Gardai seize cars from learner drivers unaccompanied by qualified motorists

Senan Hogan

Reporter:

Senan Hogan

Kildare Gardai seize cars with no L plates or learner drivers unaccompanied by qualified motorists

Members of the Roads Policing Unit Naas conducted a series of intensive Multiagency Checkpoints in North Kildare in Thursday.

Assistance on these Checkpoints was provided by the Road Safety Authority, Customs, Excise and Revenue.

A total of 6 offences were detected by the RSA for defects on HGV's.

Two HGVs were detained for no rear lights and bald tyres.

Customs officials dipped 110 vehicles for Green diesel. 1 Vehicle was impounded for a VRT offences. A Vehicle which had 3200 Cigarettes and 200 Grams of Tobacco Concealed with No Revenue Paid was also detained - Cigarettes /Tobacco Seized.

An Garda Siochana Seized 10 Vehicles under S 41 RTA for No Insurance - Tax – NCT and Unaccompanied L- Permit Holders.
2 Persons arrested for Drug Driving.
20 FCPN’s were issued for various offences under The Road Traffic Act and Lifesaver Offences.
A further 50 offences which will result in Court proceedings.

An Garda Siochana would like to thank the public for its assistance during this operation